For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only do not use liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by charity serve one another.
Therefore, though I am free regarding everyone, yet I have made myself slave unto all, that I might gain the more.
But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumblingblock to those that are weak.
as being free, yet not using your liberty to cover maliciousness, but as slaves of God.
For there are certain men crept in unawares without fear or reverence of God, who from beforehand have been ordained unto this condemnation, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness and denying God who alone has dominion, and our Lord Jesus, the Christ.
Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound;
But it shall not be like this among you, for whosoever desires to make himself great among you shall be your servant;
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those that are broken,
If I then, the Lord and the Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet.
I have showed you in all things how that so labouring, ye ought to support the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
and freed from sin, ye are become the slaves of righteousness.
We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves.
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your slaves for Jesus' sake.
to redeem those that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
But the fruit of the Spirit is this: Charity, joy, peace, tolerance, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Bear ye one another's burdens and so fulfil the law of the Christ.
submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food,
In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
promising them liberty, being they themselves the slaves of corruption: for he who is overcome by someone is subject to bondage by the one that overcame him.
And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
remembering without ceasing the work of your faith and labour and charity and of waiting with the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,
But these speak evil of those things which they do not know; but what they know by nature as animals without reason, in those things they corrupt themselves.